Amazon Web Services, the ubiquitous cloud infrastructure provider, has made it increasingly easy for businesses to move to the cloud and take advantage of the scalability, flexibility, and cost savings this approach offers. For some businesses that are contemplating the move to AWS, you may be wondering whether it’s necessary to have a team of developers who can help to ensure that you are capable of running securely on AWS.
The short answer is: You don’t need to start from scratch when it comes to security, and you don’t need to have extensive coding resources in-house to run securely on AWS. With the right tools at your disposal, you can quickly measure compliance with your unique security policy and adapt to changes in your environment as needed.
Here’s what you need to know to run securely on AWS, with or without a legion of development resources at your disposal.